Temple Shir Shalom flower shop
"Each year, I decorate the tent
differently and sell items that fit
the theme,' Eileen said.
This year's theme of flowers
was most fitting of the sunny,
clear weather that held up during
est Bloomfield High
School's outdoor track the 24-hour June 10-11 event. "We
sold brightly colored tissue flow-
ers that I made, real flowers, pen
into the annual local site of the
flowers and necklace flowers that
American Cancer Society (ACS)
light in the dark',' Eileen said.
Relay for Life.
She and her husband donate all
This year 2,000 individuals —
profits from their sales to ACS,
1,000 participating on relay teams
year raising $3,200.
— raised a projected $275,000
has been adorning tents
for cancer research and programs.
at the relay since
The event also serves as a memo-
Plotnick, died of
rial to those lost to cancer as well
as a celebration of survivorship,
with -90 cancer survivors honored
this year. Through the years, Relay
for Life also has gained increasing
support from the Jewish com-
Amid this year's many individ-
ually organized relay teams were
those sponsored by the Jewish
Academy ofMetropolitan Detroit,
Temple Kol Ami, Temple Israel,
Temple Shir Shalom and Team
Bittker B'nai Brith.
Conspicuous among some of
the teams' stark white tents was
one vibrantly decorated by Eileen
Terman of Bingham Farms.
A member of the Temple Shir
Shalom relay team, Terman and
her husband, Leonard, initiated
a yearly fund-raiser on behalf of
the West Bloomfield synagogue's
Shelli Liebman Dorfman
Karen and Lizzy vinger,
18, of Faribirigton Hills take
their tureon the track.
Linda and Joe Sterns of
Walled Lake share time
I the track.
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